Focus podcasts

New country, new holiday!

podcastOne YES team member joins into a local holiday and discovers the fun and camaraderie of sharing cultural traditions with her new friends.

Focus is a weekly 3 minute radio program which airs on WDAC (94.5 fm) on Saturdays at 8:55 p.m. This program aired on Saturday, October 22, 2016.

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A rainbow of promise in Peru

podcastLiving in a totally unfamiliar country is overwhelming and even scary at times. But signs of God’s presence surrounded one mission intern as she took a leap of faith.

Focus is a weekly 3 minute radio program which airs on WDAC (94.5 fm) on Saturdays at 8:55 p.m. This program aired on Saturday, October 15, 2016.

17 years in post-Christian Wales

podcastIsn’t Wales a Christian country? Why would EMM send workers there? Actually, as in many parts of Europe today, Christianity is rapidly dying out in Wales. This EMM worker family has been navigating the challenges of the post-Christian culture in Wales for 17 years.

Focus is a weekly 3 minute radio program which airs on WDAC (94.5 fm) on Saturdays at 8:55 p.m. This program aired on Saturday, October 8, 2016.

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From butting heads to becoming buddies in Nairobi, Kenya

podcastEvelyn Hershey has never followed a script. In 1990, as a mother of three, she went to college to get her teaching degree. And after retiring, Evelyn went to Nairobi, Kenya, for a year with EMM. There, her skills in peer mediation were unexpectedly used to break new ground.

Focus is a weekly 3 minute radio program which airs on WDAC (94.5 fm) on Saturdays at 8:55 p.m. This program aired on Saturday, October 1, 2016.

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A miracle of healing in the Middle East

podcastA close friend and colleague of Sara*, a Middle East EMM worker, was experiencing physical pain for weeks. Sara gathered with other believers in prayer, and a miracle took place.

Focus is a weekly 3 minute radio program which airs on WDAC (94.5 fm) on Saturdays at 8:55 p.m. This program aired on Saturday, September 24, 2016.

A crossroads of culture in Nairobi

podcastOften travelers and those in transition are in need of a little extra care. In Nairobi, Art and Ruth Thiessen show God’s heart of hospitality to travelers from around the world.

Focus is a weekly 3 minute radio program which airs on WDAC (94.5 fm) on Saturdays at 8:55 p.m. This program aired on Saturday, September 17, 2016.

Light a candle, pray for peace

podcastWhen a traditional Muslim holiday falls on a day of tragedy for America, the potential for misunderstanding is high. An EMM worker communicated with local Christians and Muslims to look for the way to peace.

Focus is a weekly 3 minute radio program which airs on WDAC (94.5 fm) on Saturdays at 8:55 p.m. This program aired on Saturday, September 10, 2016.

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Exploring a call in South Asia

podcastEMM workers never know where God is going to call them next! Right now, He may be leading South Asia worker Clara* to a place no Jesus follower has gone before.

Focus is a weekly 3 minute radio program which airs on WDAC (94.5 fm) on Saturdays at 8:55 p.m. This program aired on Saturday, September 3, 2016.

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From addiction to conviction in Chile

podcast If you met Pedro a year ago, you would have met the town drunk. How different things are today!

Focus is a weekly 3 minute radio program which airs on WDAC (94.5 fm) on Saturdays at 8:55 p.m. This program aired on Saturday, August 27, 2016.

A home away from home

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With no other options, some Cambodian university students in Phnom Penh have to stay at a Buddhist pagoda or in a cramped room rented with other students. To provide a safe, comfortable, Christian home, EMM has introduced something new: dorm life!

Focus is a weekly 3 minute radio program which airs on WDAC (94.5 fm) on Saturdays at 8:55 p.m. This program aired on Saturday, August 20, 2016.

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